Volume : III, Issue : VII, July - 2014

The Effect of Yogic Practices on Thyroid Functions

Dr. K Krishna Sharma, Dr. Udayakumara K, Dr. Thirumaleshwara Prasada H, Mahabala P

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A study on the “Effect of Yogic practices Thyroid Functions” was conducted in the department of Human Consciousness and Yogic Science, Mangalore University. There were seven (five Female and two Male) subjects chosen for the above study to know the change in thyroid functions before and after the yogic practice with age group 20– 50 years. A 30 days long practical session were conducted in the department daily between 7.30 am and 8.30 am for one hour. The session included a series of ?sanas (like – Tadasana, Trikonasana, Pavanmuktasana), Pr???y?mas (like – Ujjayi, Bhastrika) and Relaxation techniques. Three parameters were considered for the present work. They are; Tri–iodothyronine, Tetra–iodothyronine and Thyroid stimulating Hormone. There was a remarkable difference in the Hormonal levels with the subjects.

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Dr. K Krishna Sharma, Dr. Udayakumara K, Dr. Thirumaleshwara Prasada H, Mahabala P The Effect of Yogic Practices on Thyroid Functions Indian Journal of Applied Research, Vol.4, Issue.7 July 2014


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